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Feb 5, 2013 8:00pm EST
out the way they hoped. during the last several years, with the stagnant economy, too many mothers and fathers have had to come home, walk into the kitchen, and tell their family they didn't have a job anymore. now, how is a family like that supposed to save for a rainy day when it just got tough to even make it through the next month. these are the families that should be our focus. they're desperate to have the nightmare over. and the best way to ensure their hope for the future is restored, is by making reality -- making opportunity a reality for them. and it's going to come if we provide a path forward, give them the tools to take advantage of growing economy. we need to see business expansion and startups created so there can be more jobs and opportunity for their kids and for them. now, just like parents, washington has got to start showing care for the generations ahead, while leaving the parenting to the parents. now, government policies got to strike a balance between what is needed to advance the next generation, what we can afford, what is a federal responsibility, and w
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2013 8:30pm EST
united states. we all know that health care is now a huge part of our economy, accounting for almost 18% of gdp. that's $2.000000000000 for those who don't know the exact size of the gdp. that was from 2011 and i'm sure the health policy students somewhere play a drinking game while watching programs like this on c-span based on how many times the word unsustainable is repeated. those same 2011 spending figures released earlier this month revealed that for the third year in a row, aggregate spending grew by just 3.9%, the smallest increment in decades. so, to paraphrase ross perot's running mate in a debate many years ago, why are we here? and at least one response to that question is, we don't know if the health care cost dragon has dragon has been slain norris just hibernating. how much of the slow increase in cost comes from the sluggish economic recovery, more people without insurance, people postponing care over which they have any kind of discussion at all, and what about the explosion in chronic conditions continuing to develop in a more sophisticated and more expensive treatm
CSPAN
Feb 1, 2013 8:00pm EST
of the civil war and 20 century popular culture. >> next common discussion in the u.s. economy and why some american could be holding back from investing or to trust issues concerning the government and financial site there. or "washington journal," this is 15 minutes. >> host: this history and for what "the wall street journal," chief economic correspondent. welcome. you wrote a piece saying how the trust deficit is hurting the economy. what we're trying to do? >> guest: we usually talk about things but budget deficits and trade deficits with things we can measure. what i'm talking about is the breakdown of trust in american society. it would take her in institutions that make our economy go. when you look at measures of trust from surveys by gallup for the pew institute that americans have, it's a very important institution including the media newspaper, television, congress, banks, large corporations, public school, public union. if all been going down for many years and allowed them, declining interest intensified leading up to and going into the financial crisis and there's a
CSPAN
Jan 30, 2013 8:00pm EST
really does care. he cares about it. he knows how important it is to the economy of this country which has been his number one guiding issue to solve our immigration problem. in a lot of ways not just having the 11 million people come out of the shadows and pay taxes and become productive citizens. we all agree it's absurd we attract the best and the bride is around the world and let them get ph.d.s, m.a.'s and m.a.s from our best universities and then go home and compete against us. it mix no sense. the president understands that and let me tell you he has been terrific on this. this idea that we were jockeying as much or. i spoke to him sunday night and we told them we had come to an agreement and we had a great conversation. what he has done and is playing a constructive role in my opinion. he is rallying the country to do reform and getting us all together. but at the same time he is giving us the space to get something done. i have been very impressed with not only the president's desire to get it done but his ability to work with us as part of the team to get that done. >> every
CSPAN
Feb 4, 2013 8:30pm EST
financial or in afghanistan and to safeguard u.s. funds that flowed into the afghan economy. we found that even though the department of defense and the department of homeland security were working with the same afghan banks, neither agency was aware of the other. in addition the department of homeland security had not been included in important interagency working groups designed to coordinate efforts and did -- cash flow. story reported limited interagency coordination put u.s. agencies that risk and definitely were not benefiting and leveraging existing relationships. the next question i posed is particularly important for sigar because it impacts us almost as much as it impacts the agencies implementing reconstruction. and that is whether security conditions permit the effective implementation and oversight. now although the u.s. combat role is met by december 2014 the withdrawal of u.s. troops is well underway. the u.s. and coalition forces have already pulled out at the number of locations in afghanistan leaving some of those places too dangerous for us or the implementing
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2013 8:00pm EST
living in a county that's almost 10500 miles of land mass. wyoming's economy is based primarily on energy production, coal, natural gas, uranium, and wind making it a boom and bust economy. people working in the energy industry make a sufficient salary when working, but in some cases, the salaries are insignificant enough that is skies the arch income for families based on statewide data. some do well financially, there's a number of people struggling to make ends meet. this income disperty can be another challenge to meeting designation guidelines. committee members, thank you for your time and attention to the very, very important matter, and i look forward to any questions you may have. >> thank you so much for being with us, and thanks for your testimony. our fourth witness is dr. andrew wilper. he's the acting chief of medicine at the va medical center in boise, idaho. he's a practicing general internist. he's the associate program director for the boise internal medicine residency program and the assistant directer of the boise va center of excellence in primary care educatio
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2013 8:00pm EST
january of 2009. two wars come to an economy in, traditional alliances fraying, are diplomatic standing damaged, and around the world people questioning america's commitments to core values and their ability to maintain our global leadership. that was my inbox on day one as your secretary of state. today conclave the world remains a dangerous and complicated place and of course we still face many difficult challenges. but a lot has changed in the last four years. under president obama's leadership we have ended the war in iraq, begun a transition in afghanistan and brought osama bin laden to justice. we have also revitalized american diplomacy and strengthen our alliances. and while our economic recovery is not yet complete, we are heading in the right direction. in short, america today is stronger at home and more respected in the world. and our global leadership is on firmer footing than many predicted. to understand what we have been trying to do these last four years, it's helpful to start with some history. last year i was honored to deliver the forest all lecture at the n
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